The Best Way to Diversify Your Income: Build a Business

The Best Way to Diversify Your Income: Build a Business - Lori Darlington

​Whenever we talk about investments, saving for retirement, and early retirement, the subject of diversification always comes up, and for good reason. We obviously don’t want all our eggs in one basket.  But what if we applied that concept to our income sources?  Just how diversified are your income sources? Is 100% of your annual…

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10 Expensive Credit Card Mistakes You Might Be Making (And How To Avoid Them)

Stephen Weyman

Today we have a guest post from blogger and credit card expert, Stephen Weyman. Stephen has developed a great tool for finding the right credit card for us here in Canada, and is dedicated to helping Canadians spend less while getting more for their hard-earned money. Stephen founded the personal finance resource HowToSaveMoney in 2010,…

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How To Increase Your Savings, Manage Your Money Better, And What Tools And Systems To Use

How To Increase Your Savings and Better Manage Your Money - Jessica Moorhouse

Today I have Jessica Moorhouse on the show, who is an Accredited Financial Counsellor, an award-winning blogger, the host of the ‘Mo Money Podcast, and the founder of the Millennial Money Meetup. You might have also seen her on CBC News, The Globe and Mail, The Financial Post, and many other news channels and publications…

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How to Get the Lowest Rates by Optimizing Your Credit Score

How to get the lowest rates by optimizing your credit score - Andrew Graham

Your credit score is a very important thing to manage as it lets you get the lowest possible rates on your mortgage, car loans, lines of credit, and any other debt that you may wish to take on now and in the future. In Canada, the best loans with the best terms are reserved for…

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Automating Your Investment Portfolio and Sticking to Your Plan

Automating Your Investment Portfolio and Sticking to Your Plan

Today we’re going to cover how you can best automate the management of your investment portfolio, while still paying the lowest possible fees. We also share best practices when it comes to sticking to your investment plan. To help us discuss this, I have Brendan Wood on the show who is one of the founders…

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What’s the best type of loan for you? (and how to get the lowest rate)

What is the best type of loan for you episode

In this episode, we cover the types of debt tools available to us Canadians, and how to get the lowest rate on them. In other words, what debt options do we have in our Canadian toolbox that we can potentially use, and what are the pros and cons of each? My goal for you is…

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What Can You Get? COVID-19 Government Benefits and Major Mortgage Changes

What Can You Get - COVID-19 Government Benefits and Major Mortgage Changes

There’s been a lot of new programs and initiatives put in place by the Canadian government due to COVID-19 to help you financially. In this episode, I’m going to take you through what’s out there so that you can make sure you don’t miss out on some free money or benefits that can really help…

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Market Declines: How to Deal With + Coronavirus Impact

Market Declines - How To Deal With and Coronavirus Impact

A lot has been happening with the significant stock market declines and coronavirus, so I’ve been getting lots of questions such as: How am I adapting our portfolio and investment strategy to these declines? Should we be buying into the market at these low prices or selling? Should we be waiting out for the market…

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Our Early Retirement Story (and Lessons Learned from Achieving It)

Our Early Retirement Story and Lessons Learned from Achieving It

I recently realized that I haven’t really provided an update on our early retirement story and more importantly, the lessons learned from it so far. Therefore my goal for this episode is to share with you what we did wrong and what I think we did right, that allowed us to achieve financial independence by…

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Are You Saving Enough for Retirement? (And Other Top Questions)

Are you saving enough for retirement? (and other top questions)

Today we’re going to cover some of the top financial questions asked by Canadians, including the number one question, “Am I saving enough for retirement?”. The way we came up with these questions, is that as you may know, the fee-for-service financial planner that I use is John Kalos, and on my site, I have a…

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